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Fun to be had around town during this slow repoening

As we all have seen, things are starting to open up a little bit more around here. People seem to be getting used to the ideas of social distancing and using masks and other protective measures when … more

Community story: Ernie’s Wildcat

Ernie Ramstetter was a successful rancher, running a successful a sheep and cattle operation two miles north of Golden. I knew him in the early 1950’s when he told me this story. Ernie and his … more

Buffalo Bill Days, Golden's Fourth of July canceled for 2020

COVID-19 has put the kibosh on one of Golden's most iconic summertime events for 2020. Buffalo Bill Days, the annual summer celebration that brings thousands to Golden, will not be held later this … more

A Q&A with Bill Fisher, Golden’s newest city councilor

Golden, meet your newest city councilor. His name is Bill Fisher, a familiar face to many as he previously served on the council from 2008 to 2014. He will once again be representing Ward 4, which … more

The Rose is open and nature can be terrifying

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned, in this column, that I was spending some of this COVID shutdown working on refinishing a drum set, since every venue bands can play at is shut down right now. Well, … more

Hell of a pandemic — COVID-19 affects School of Mines

For Colorado School of Mines freshman Paul Slayback, the week before Spring Break was an unexpected whirlwind. On Tuesday, March 9, he was sitting in class, where a professor told students classes … more

Golden food pantries meeting current high demand but challenges abound

As demand soars amidst soaring levels of unemployment stemming from the COVID-19 epidemic, the staff at Golden food pantries say they have been able to meet the increased demand so far — but are … more

Bill Fisher elected to Ward 4 city council seat in special election

William “Bill” Fisher, a Registered Nurse who has lived in Golden for 20 years, is going back to the Golden city council to represent Ward 4, just as he did from 2008 to 2014. Fisher received … more

Miners Alley Playhouse launches on-demand shows

The stay-at-home order and safer-at-home guidelines have shuttered Miners Alley Playhouse, but the theater has been working behind the scenes to bring audiences performances. Miners Alley Playhouse … more

GURA, DDA to offer loans to Golden businesses as they weather COVID-19 storm

The Golden Urban Renewal Authority has approved the creation of a new loan program that will allow Golden businesses to receive loans of as much as $30,000 to help recover from COVID-19. Under the … more

COVID’s impact looms large during Golden's Ward 4 council seat forum

The two candidates for the Ward 4 city council seat vacated by Golden Mayor Laura Weinberg discussed their ideas for the city during a forum that was anything but typical on April 7. For one, … more

An update from my end of the avenue

As an older guy, keeping track of time is a challenge in itself, but now that we are all supposed to stay home and most of my work is on hold, all of the little weekly markers I usually rely on to … more

Multi-use development with boarding house living greenlit by planning commission

Golden is getting a new boarding house. Yes, you read that correctly. And no, you haven’t accidentally time-traveled back to early 20th century. That’s the actual plan for the last remaining … more

School of Mines postpones in-person commencement

Colorado School of Mines has postponed all in-person ceremonies for its spring 2020 commencement, originally scheduled for May 7-8, aimed at stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus. Mines … more

City seeking online feedback on Heart of Golden

With COVID-19 having brought public meetings in Golden to halt for the foreseeable future, city officials are emphasizing online participation as the city proceeds with the next phase of the Heart of … more

Golden's Tributary Food Hall is temporarily becoming a gourmet grocery store

Goldenites have come to know Golden's Tributary Food Hall & Drinkery to enjoy a meal and cocktail. But, with on-premises eating and drinking put on hold by COVID-19, Tributary's owners are hoping … more

Golden pizzerias scramble after governor's order halting dine-in service

“People that are used to going out to eat and going to restaurants are going to have a hard time cooking every night of the week.” That's what Woody's Wood Fired Pizza owner Jon Bortles said he … more

County would sell Heritage Square under latest land swap proposal

Jefferson County Open Space wants to move forward with a proposed land swap involving Heritage Square and some of the surrounding hillside, even though it might not be feasible to turn the former … more

Chamber names Nola Krajewski its new executive director

The new executive director of the Golden Chamber of Commerce is no stranger to the organization — or even the role. Earlier this month, the chamber announced that Nola Krajewski will be its new … more

New Golden business specializes in coffee imported from Nepal

Genesee resident Eria Tharchen thinks coffee drinkers should know where their daily cup (or three) comes from. So she’s spent the last year working to launch a new Golden-based business that will … more
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